Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have released the new trailer for a spy thriller which is called The Courier. The movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch, and it tells the true story of British businessman Greville Wynne, who is approached by MI6 during the Cold War to travel to Russia and get top-secret nuclear intelligence which is going to give it to him by another Soviet officer.
The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year under the name Ironbark. The movie also co-stars Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, James Schofield.
The Courier is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial top secret intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The movie will hit theaters starting on March 19th, 2021.